Dorset House opens first door on acts of kindness Advent calendar

As people opened the first few doors of their Advent calendars this week, Dorset House care home opened a special calendar aimed at promoting a feel-good factor in the build up to Christmas.   Staff at the Care South-run care home in Hamworthy,…


Borough Care Signs Up To Reward Gateway

Borough Care, the largest not-for-profit provider of care for older people in Stockport, is providing a range of attractive benefits and incentives to staff through Reward Gateway.  Reward Gateway offers a huge range of high street discounts, which…


Matt Labbett was awarded an Active Surrey Award in the Reigate and Banstead Sports Awards 2019 for the Inclusive Sport Award Category

Matt has made a significant impact on disability sport in Reigate and Banstead. Matt has completely changed the lives of disabled people through his commitment, determination and perseverance to the people that he supports at Surrey Choices. Matt…


Thousands raised for Royal Star & Garter at Birmingham International Tattoo

Birmingham International Tattoo raised £8,866 for Royal Star & Garter through programme sales and an end-of-show collection on its second day.   The event, which took place at Birmingham Arena on 23-24 November, marked the 12th year that…


Why a job in Care was the Best Career Choice I Ever Made – Carmen’s Story

“I have always worked with people and I love the interaction, but I decided I wanted to really help people, rather than just interacting with them, so I chose to do my level three qualification and try a career in care,” says Carmen, a flexi carer…


Anonymous donor gives care home residents a Christmas to remember

      An anonymous donor has paid for thirty residents of Barnes Lodge Care Home to enjoy a Christmas Party at their local pub, proving kindness, generosity and Christmas spirit are well and truly alive in Tonbridge. Santa with…


First Home Care provider to be Eden accredited in the UK

Avante Home Care and Support are delighted to be the first Home care provider on the Eden Alternative register. The Eden Alternative is the philosophy of care adopted by Avante and is based on the core belief that ageing should be a continued stage…


RMBI Care Co. achieves 100% compliance across all Homes with latest ‘Good’ rating from CQC

The RMBI Care Co. Home Cadogan Court in Exeter has received an overall rating of 'Good' following a recent inspection of the care home by The Care Quality Commission (CQC). RMBI Care Co. has 18 Homes with 1,121 placements. This latest success means…


Falls awareness week at Amherst Court

Amherst Court care home in Chatham, Kent, owned and operated by Avante Care and Support, has hosted its own falls awareness week to educate and raise awareness of the impact of falling and how to reduce falls. Falls can take a serious toll on an…


Borough Care Hosts Inaugural Staff Conference

Employees from across Borough Care’s homes recently came together for a day of learning and wellbeing, which included speed dating and pet therapy sessions. Borough Care is the largest not-for-profit provider of care for older people in Stockport…